The Philosopher's Path is located a short distance from Nanzenji Temple and Eikando Temple in Higashiyama, which are famous for their autumn leaves in Kyoto.

The Philosopher's Path, which runs from in front of Kumano Nakaoji Shrine at the foot of Mt. Higashiyama, which is rich in nature, along the Lake Biwa Canal to near Ginkakuji Temple, is one of the most popular walking paths in Kyoto City, and in August 1987, it was named It was also selected as one of Japan's top 100 roads.

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